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Kongepunktet, Ny Alesund (Svalbard)

AG time series

AG measurements
Figure 1: Repeated absolute gravity measurements in Ny Alesund compared to hydrological loading models (see EOST loading Service).

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Gravity measurements are conducted by the Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre (EOST), with the logistic support from the Institut Polaire Francais (IPEV).


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